McKesson strike

By DAVID A. COOK President As I write these words, the men and women of McKesson Corporation in O’Fallon are standing on a picket line. For...

Not getting your paper? The problem is at the Post Office

Changes imposed by Louis DeJoy still hampering delivery If you have stopped receiving your Labor Tribune print edition, or it is regularly arriving late, you’re...

MOWIT calls for help remodeling kitchens, bathrooms at Baker House transitional...

Effort will take place March 7-14 Missouri Women in Trades (MOWIT) has volunteered to remodel two kitchens and two bathrooms at the Baker House, a...

NAWIC celebrating Women in Construction Week with three virtual events

The St. Louis Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) is sponsoring three virtual events to kick off Women in Construction...

St. Louis Labor Council COPE endorsements for March 2 and April...

  Following are the St. Louis Labor Council COPE endorsements for the March 2 and April 6 elections based on recommendations from area Labor Clubs...

St. Louis County Executive Sam Page signs prevailing wage enforcement ordinance

New law will ensure stable, well-qualified workforce in St. Louis County By TIM ROWDEN Managing Editor Earth City, Mo. – St. Louis County Executive Dr. Sam Page...

Missouri union members urged to show support for state senators fighting...

Jefferson City – The Missouri Senate General Rules Committee is considering a pair of bills that would revive the specter of “right-to-work” and enact...

Madigan, a strong ally of Organized Labor, resigns his seat in...

Illinois AFL-CIO issues statement thanking Madigan for ‘legacy of accomplishments for working families’ By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Springfield, IL – Just weeks after losing his position...

OPINION: Amazon is fighting hard to stop warehouse workers from unionizing

By SONALI KOLHATKAR Thousands of warehouse workers at an Amazon plant in Bessemer, Ala., are at the center of a potentially game-changing union vote taking...

OPINION: Here’s the real reason the economy suffers under Republican presidents

By JOHN STOEHR The New York Times’ David Leonhardt recently posed the question: “Why are Republican presidents so bad for the economy?” In addition to considering...

IN MEMORIAM: Iron Workers Local 392’s Mark Jones

Mark E. Jones, an Iron Workers Local 392 member, died peacefully on Feb. 3, 2021 at his home in O’Fallon, Ill. He was 67. Brother...

IN MEMORIAM: Iron Workers Local 392’s Charles Pelo

Charles T. Pelo, a second-generation and 30-year member of Iron Workers Local 392, died Jan. 30, 2021 at Mercy Hospital South. He was 77. Brother...

IN MEMORIAM: Laborers Local 110’s Gene Moxley

Gene F. Moxley, a 55-year member of Laborers Local 110, died Feb. 5, 2021 at Hillsboro Rehabilitation & Health Care in Hillsboro, Ill. He...

IN MEMORIAM: Union members we recently lost

The Labor Movement mourns the loss of the following union members. IBEW LOCAL 1 • Anthony J. Bommarito, journeyman wireman, 53 years with the union, passed...

IBEW Local 1 President Jim Reinheimer sworn-in as St. Louis Labor...

ST. LOUIS LABOR COUNCIL President Pat White (right) swore-in IBEW Local 1 President Jim Reinheimer (left) as a delegate at the Greater St. Louis...

UAW 2250 members take icy dip to raise funds for Special...

Lake St. Louis – February’s frigid temperatures weren’t enough to keep members of UAW Local 2250 and managers at the GM Wentzville Assembly Plant...

This week in labor history: March 1-7

MARCH 1 1900 – The Granite Cutters National Union begins what is to be a successful nationwide strike for the eight-hour day. Also won: union...

Stacey Abrams: Amazon workers “deserve the dignity and well-being that a...

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UFCW 655 files unfair labor charges against MERS Goodwill for withholding...

Retaliating against workers who voted to join union, MERS gave raise to all employees but them By ED FINKELSTEIN Publisher UFCW Local 655 has filed unfair labor...

Keystone XL pipeline would have cost at least 500 union rail...

Thousands of jobs in the trucking industry By TIM ROWDEN Managing Editor Even as TC Energy, the main contractor on the Keystone XL project, debunked misinformation that...